There was a particular visitor in attendance at Sport 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday and Toronto made positive to provide him a heat welcome.
When the digicam panned to former President Barack Obama late within the second quarter, followers in Scotiabank Enviornment erupted into an “MVP” chant whereas giving him a standing ovation.
Obama’s plans to attend the sport weren’t introduced till just some hours earlier than tipoff. He was reportedly going to accompany Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, nonetheless Trudeau stayed home.
As an alternative, Obama entered beside Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri.
The Warriors topped the Raptors 109-104 to tie the collection at 1-1.
Golden State fell behind early, however got here on robust as traditional within the third quarter. The 2-time defending champions kicked off the second half on an 18-Zero run, and Toronto could not get well rapidly sufficient.
Sport three of the NBA Finals will happen Wednesday at Oracle Enviornment.
The matchup will tip off at 9 p.m. ET.